Assistant Professor, Accounting

Rebekah McCarty Moore

422C Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000




PhD, University of Tennessee
MAcc, University of Tennessee
BBA, University of Tennessee

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor McCarty's research interests are in the area of capital markets and the disclosure of corporate tax information, particularly as it relates to corporate tax aggressiveness and tax risk. Her teaching interests are in individual and corporate taxation and financial accounting.

Industry & Academic Experience

Professor McCarty worked in the tax practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to joining the D'Amore-McKim School of Business, she taught at the University of Tennessee and served as a graduate research assistant.

Services to the Profession

Professor McCarty is a member of the AICPA, the American Accounting Association, and the American Taxation Association.

Awards & Recognition

AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, Lake Tahoe, CA (2011)

Finalist, Graduate Teaching Award, College of Business Administration, University of Tennessee (2010, 2011)


Selected Presentations

McCarty, R. (Presenter & Author), National Tax Association Annual Meeting, "The Effect of State Corporate Income Taxes on Economic Development: What are the Benefits and Which Features Matter Most?", National Tax Association, Philadelphia, PA (November 2008).

McCarty, R. (Presenter & Author), University of Tennessee, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Northeastern University, Miami University, and George Mason University, "Optimal Tax Risk and Firm Value," (2012).